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North East position statement on CDOH

Commercial determinants of health · Improving Public Health Practice | June 11, 2024

ADPH North East have agreed a position statement outlining the regional approach to CDOH including the following key principles:

  1. Unhealthy commodity industries (UCI) should not influence health policy, health services or
    education/awareness-raising initiatives, particularly those aimed
    at young people.
  2. Children and young people are a priority group to protect from
    the tactics of UCIs, particularly those living in our most deprived
  3. UCI marketing drives harmful consumption and health
    inequalities and needs to be tackled.
  4. Reframing the narrative from personal responsibility to the
    actions of industries and their harmful products is a legitimate
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